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Waite, G.K. and Martinez Barrera, R. (2002) Insect and mite pests. In: The avocado: botany, production and uses. CAB International, 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-85199-978-4

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1079/9780851993577.0339


This chapter provides a description of important insect and mite pests in avocado production areas throughout the world, i.e. thrips, scales and mealybugs, bugs, other Hemiptera, lepidopterous larvae, beetles, fruit flies, mites. The damage caused by these pests, the natural enemies involved in their control and other control methods are reviewed.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit
Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
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